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Pork Belly with Apple Sauce

Pork Belly with Apple Sauce

During my recent trip home to Australia, I noticed Pork Belly on many restaurant menus.  It is an inexpensive part of pork and because of the fat content, it allows for roasting slowly on a low heat without drying out.  When cooked correctly, you should have […]

Savoury Winter Pies

Savoury Winter Pies

This week I have been a little obsessed with pies! Not the sweet, dessert variety so often baked during the festive season, but the hearty, five food groups (almost) dressed in flaky pastry variety!  Maybe it’s the Australian in me but I love a meat pie, and […]

Thanksgiving Turkey, Stuffing & Gravy

Thanksgiving Turkey, Stuffing & Gravy

Thanksgiving Day is a national holiday celebrated in America, Canada and in some of the Caribbean islands.  The “first Thanksgiving,” however, was not a feast or a holiday, it was a simple gathering. Following the Mayflower’s arrival at Plymouth Rock on December 11, 1620, the Pilgrims lost […]

Caramel Chicken

Caramel Chicken

It’s not always Italian food that comes out of my kitchen and there are times when I really crave some different flavours.  This sticky chicken recipe definitely hits the spot and it’s also super easy to prepare.  I am sure you can substitute the chicken for […]